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Historic White Pine Village

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Pleasant and interesting place to spend a few hours

We went after the summer season and on a weekday so we practically had the place to ourselves. I... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Jennifer W
Very well done

A great afternoon enjoying their village. Lots to see. So much local history. The buildings were... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Woody W
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Historic White Pine Village offers a living-history, family-friendly, fun-filled tour of a late 19th – early 20th century pioneer village. The Village boasts 30 historic exhibit buildings, including the original 1849 Mason County Courthouse (on the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1687 S Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431-8316
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+1 231-843-4808
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We went after the summer season and on a weekday so we practically had the place to ourselves. I did invest $2 on the self-guided booklet since there weren't any volunteers/re-enactors out and about to talk with us. Though, we did get lucky and find...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A great afternoon enjoying their village. Lots to see. So much local history. The buildings were so well done with lot's of displays. If you're in the area don't miss it.

Thank Woody W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

When you're in NW Michigan for the beaches, take a few hours to go to Historic White Pine Village. This is a cluster of historic buildings moved to the site south of Ludington that represent the nature of a small town in the area. There...More

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Everyone we talked to was extremely kind. When we were there they a few actors set up through the town. They were able to share the story of who they were pretending to be that day. It added value to the homes and things we...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This place is unassuming and we were unprepared for just how great this place was. The kids and grown ups both enjoyed it! Go!

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Love White Pine Village! This is a trip worth taking. I am a history buff and I was impressed with this wonderful little village.

Thank kittybean2016
376rebecca, General Manager at Historic White Pine Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thought we would spend about an hour and a half here. We spent almost three hours. Takes you back in time. Enjoyable afternoon. Bring a picnic lunch.

Thank hedgemo59
376rebecca, General Manager at Historic White Pine Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the village. Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time here. Lots of walking so wear the right shoes (I didn't). Lots of history and artifacts to explore. Very educational. Great place to stop if you enjoy history. I personally enjoyed the beautiful chapel the most. Just a beautiful place...More

1  Thank xXscullyXx
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The sign out front said that it should be open but it was closed all week. Whenever I drove by the chains were always up and blocking the drive. Not able to recommend since we weren't able to enter the village

1  Thank LudingtonBound
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Human interaction in some of the areas would have been nice. I've been to other historic sites where an actual blacksmith is working, or lumber is being cut so you can see the actual process.

Thank Diane V
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Response from 376rebecca | Property representative |
Buttersville Campround is nearby, but is a first come first serve location. Mason County Campground is also nearby. You can make reservations at that location. Here is there phone number 231-845-7609. There is also Poncho's... More
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